ITAL 3214 - Italian Cinema

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2016

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Please note that Italian is taught by Flinders University staff as part of an arrangement between the two Universities. Classes are held at the University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus, except for some classes which are held in Victoria Square or at Bedford Park. For detailed information on this course, please visit http://stusyswww.flinders.edu.au/topic.taf, select `ITAL? in the drop down menu and find the course by title. This topic is designed to provide students with background knowledge of the historical and artistic developments that have characterised Italian cinema in the last fifty years; however, the segment provides an overview of the main currents and genres, from silent film to the "white telephones" films of the Fascist era, from world-acclaimed Neorealism to the Commedia all'Italiana, from the great masters of the 1960s to the award-winning works of later directors such as Moretti, Salvatores, Virzi, Sorrentino. Language requirements: ALL films accessed for this topic are available with English sub-titles. Lectures/seminars will be conducted in English.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code ITAL 3214
    Course Italian Cinema
    Coordinating Unit Language Outreach Program
    Term Semester 1
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 3
    Contact Up to 3 hours per week
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Prerequisites At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
    Assumed Knowledge Students who are taking this topic as part of their Italian Major are expected to have a third level knowledge of Italian culture.
    Course Description Please note that Italian is taught by Flinders University staff as part of an arrangement between the two Universities. Classes are held at the University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus, except for some classes which are held in Victoria Square or at Bedford Park. For detailed information on this course, please visit http://stusyswww.flinders.edu.au/topic.taf, select `ITAL? in the drop down menu and find the course by title.

    This topic is designed to provide students with background knowledge of the historical and artistic developments that have characterised Italian cinema in the last fifty years; however, the segment provides an overview of the main currents and genres, from silent film to the "white telephones" films of the Fascist era, from world-acclaimed Neorealism to the Commedia all'Italiana, from the great masters of the 1960s to the award-winning works of later directors such as Moretti, Salvatores, Virzi, Sorrentino.

    Language requirements: ALL films accessed for this topic are available with English sub-titles. Lectures/seminars will be conducted in English.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Luciana d'Arcangeli

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    Grade Mark Description
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    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

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